FLYING BLIND: EUGENE LEMAY'S ABSTRACTIONS
by Donald Kuspit
was once a navigator in the Israeli Army, working at night to determine the enemy’s position. He moved towards the thin line of light that is the horizon, mapping his position as he did so. Disoriented in the desert, where invisible death lurked, he was guided by the light, a sort of spiritual compass, for it was implicitly the sacred light every religion worshipped -- and Israel, however officially Jewish, is a place of many religions, indeed, it is where the three major religions, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, each overlapping in their basic beliefs and even in their ritualistic practices, sequentially originated.